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Head and shoulders, black and white image of Gene Kelly in a Navy seamans uniform.

Combat Fatigue Irritability
1945 / 35:03
United States Navy Department, Bureau of Aeronautics
Sound, black-and-white.

Gene Kelly’s unknown wartime star turn

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A man and a woman sitting at a drugstore counter, face each other.

Easy to Get
1947 / 21:30
Army Pictorial Service, Signal Corps (Official Training Film T.F.8 1423)
Sound, black-and-white.

Child-men, fast women, venereal nightmares and racial uplift

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An entomology team stands near a drain looking for filaria mosquitos.

Filariasis in British Guiana
1963 / 16:31
Filariasis Research and Control Unit (British Guiana), in cooperation with the British Guiana –United States of America Technical Assistance Development Organization, and the United States Agency for International Development
Sound, black-and-white.

Modernizing the tropics, making a new nation with public health

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Wearing nothing but a towel, Ed Parmalee sits on the floor of his bathroom, surrounded by a cloud of worrying words (‘contagious’, ‘hopeless’, ‘inherited’) and images (a grave, a surgeon’s saw and tongs, a will, a patient on a hospital gurney).

Man Alive!
1950 / 11:43
Produced by UPA, United Productions of America ; [presented by] the American Cancer Society
Sound, color.

Cartoon fun with cancer, cars and companionate marriage in suburban America

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Anna Coleman Ladd watches as a soldier removes the mask that covers his missing chin.

Plastic Reconstruction of the Face
1918 / 5:36
Filmmaker unknown
Silent, black-and-white.

Copper masks and faceless men

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A truck is being loaded on to a ferry to cros the Bar el Arab.

Reconnaissance for Yellow Fever in the Nuba Mountains, Southern Sudan, 1954
2006 / 25:47
Telford H. Work / Martine Jozan Work
Silent, color.

An epidemiological expedition into the interior of Africa

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The opening credits show the word 'Rodney' on a billboard next to a highway.

Rodney
1950 / 10:18
National Tuberculosis Association
Sound, color.

Disease vectors of cartoon modernity

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A masked woman patient sits in front of a brick wall next to a window and demonstrates symptoms with hand gestures.

Symptoms in Schizophrenia
ca. 1930 / 12:00
James D. Page (University of Rochester, School of Medicine)
Silent, black-and-white.

The Cinema of Schizophrenia

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Title still from The Reward of Courage written in red letters on a blackground. Below the title it states An Eastern Film Corporation Production, 220 West 42nd St., New York, N.Y.

The Reward of Courage
1921 / 30:08
Prepared by the American Society for the Control of Cancer
Produced by the Eastern Film Corporation
Silent, black-and-white.

A rediscovered cancer film of the Silent Era

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